Experience Africa’s special wonders at KZN’s Jozini

Experience Africa’s special wonders at KZN’s Jozini

Fancy an extraordinary vacation? Then head to Jozini - KwaZulu-Natal’s esteemed tourist attraction.


Do you want to get away from the stress of home and work to enjoy some time away? Jozini is an ideal destination for weekend getaways and extended family holidays. It offers its visitors an exceptional experience in the heart of nature. 

Jozini is home to the famous Lake Jozini.

Lake Jozini, is an arch type dam in northern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa located on the Pongola River. It is 280 km northeast of the port city of Durban. Constructed in 1973 at the eastern end of the narrow gorge separating the Lebombo and Ubombo ranges.

Private wildlife reserves as well as the Pongola Game Reserve, which has many private lodges as well campsite for fishing, flank it. Wildlife and birdlife abound in the area. Mammals include elephant, leopard, white and black rhinoceros, buffalo, hippopotamus, waterbuck, bushbuck, nyala, greater kudu, zebra, giraffe and spotted hyena.

The Lake and its surrounds support over 350 bird species which includes rarities such as African broadbill, saddle-billed and yellow-billed storks, African fin foot, Pel's fishing owl and Narina trogon. Also supports a breeding colony of pink-backed and great white pelicans. Additionally the dam supports a stable population of Nile crocodiles. It is also home to the southernmost population of tiger fish. Other fish species include catfish and kurper.

If you want to stay in the area, then the Jozini Tiger Lodge & Spa is the perfect accommodation for individuals and families. It is the perfect luxury getaway in the heart of nature.

You will be treated to incredible boat cruises, fishing, hiking, birding trails, and game viewing at the lush lodge.

It is surrounded by a host of private and public game reserves, including Hluhluwe-Imfolozi, Mkuze, and Ndumo Game Reserves, and is a one-hour drive from Sodwana Bay.

So if tranquillity is what you are looking for, then head to Jozini for the experience of a lifetime.


Main image courtesy of Tourism KwaZulu-Natal

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